Abraham Lincoln

Abraham Lincoln

by Stephen B. Oates
     
 
Stephen B. Oates discerns the historical truth from the mythical legend that surrounds Lincoln in this original and fascinating portrait of America's sixteenth president.

Overview

Stephen B. Oates discerns the historical truth from the mythical legend that surrounds Lincoln in this original and fascinating portrait of America's sixteenth president.

Editorial Reviews

bn.com
Oates distills the historical truth from the mythical legend that surrounds Abraham Lincoln in this original and fascinating portrait of America's 16th president.
Christian Science Monitor
Stephen B. Oates recreates the life and world of Lincoln with the skill of a master painter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780452007345
Publisher:
Penguin Group (USA) Incorporated
Publication date:
04/01/1985
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 5.00(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author


Stephen B. Oates is the author of sixteen books, including The Approaching Fury; With Malice Toward None: A Life of Abraham Lincoln and Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King, Jr., the latter two books winning, respectively, the Christopher Award and the Robert F. Kennedy Memorial Book Award. They have been translated into several languages.

Oates was a consultant and "talking head" in Ken Burns's Civil War series on PBS, and is a recipient of the Nevins-Freeman Award of the Chicago Civil War Round Table for lifetime achievement in the field of Civil War studies. A teacher at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst, he is now writing the concluding book of the Voices of Storm trilogy, about the years of Reconstruction, 1865-1877.

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